2011 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Prior Year Introduction As: HB 832/10 - W&M & HGO Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 168
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hubbard, Ross, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Carr, Carter, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Jameson, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mizeur, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Simmons, Stein, Stukes, Summers, Tarrant, V. Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, Walker, Washington, Wilson, and Zucker
The Lorraine Sheehan Health and Community Services Act of 2011


Increasing the State tax rates for alcoholic beverages sold in Maryland from $1.50 to $10.03 per gallon for distilled spirits, from 40 cents to $2.96 per gallon for wine, and from 9 cents to $1.16 per gallon for beer; providing for the distribution of the additional revenue to special funds to be used only for the purpose of providing additional funding for specified health services; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means & Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Community Facilities and Services
Developmental Disabilities
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 7-207 , 8-207 , 10-209 , 13-1016 , 15-103.6 )
Labor and Employment
( 11-1015 )
Tax - General
( 2-301 , 5-105 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered